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Can you name these North American capitals based on their native names in the IPA?

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IPA CapitalEtymology
wɑʃɪŋtənnamed after a president
seɪnt dʒɑnznamed for a Christian saint
bɛlmoʊpæncompound name of 2 rivers
manaɣwa'adjacent to the water'
ɹəʊzəʊ / wozo'reed'
pɔʁ o pʁɛ̃s / pɔtopɣɛ̃s'port to the prince'
san xosenamed for a Christian saint
sjuðað ðe panama'place of many fish'
santo ðomiŋɡonamed for a Christian saint
teɣusiɣalpauncertain origin, possibly 'place of residence of the noble' or 'in the houses of the sharp stones'
bɹɪdʒtaʊnnamed for indigenous infrastructure
IPA CapitalEtymology
bæstɛər'low land'
næsɔːnamed for a Dutch royal dynasty
sjuðað ðe gwatemala'forested land'
kæstriːznamed for a French commander
kɪŋstən'king's town'
pɔɹt ʌv speɪnnamed for colonial nation
ɒtəwɑː / ɔtawanamed for a local tribe, possibly meaning 'traders'
kɪŋztaʊn'king's town'
san salvador'holy savior'
la aβanauncertain origin, possibly named for a chief
sjuðað ðe mexikonamed for the place of an ethnic group

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